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South Downs National Park - Devil's Dyke Circular Walk

Devil’s Dyke Circular Walk

At over 1.5km long, the Devil’s Dyke is the longest, deepest and widest dry valley in the UK. In the Iron Age there was a hill fort here, taking advantage of the naturally defendible position. In the Victorian Era, it was even more popular, being served by its own railway line as far as Devil’s …

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Walk Up Ditchling Beacon

Walk Up Ditchling Beacon

At 248 metres high, Ditchling Beacon is the highest point in East Sussex and the third highest in the South Downs National Park after Black Down and Butser Hill. Located just to the north of Brighton, its popular with locals and not surprisingly, it is a busy hill to visit. Ditchling Beacon used to be …

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Walk up Foinaven

Like all of the Sutherland mountains, Foinaven rises from low lying flat and boggy terrain and although it is not quite a Munro, it certainly feels like one. This route visits its two highest summits, Ceann Garbh and Ganu Mor, a Corbett Top and Corbett respectively. You can easily add on the summit of A’Che’ir …

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Walk up The Wrekin

The Wrekin is situated on the eatern side of Shropshire along the border to Telford & Wrekin, although a small hill at just 407m it is popular with locals, walkers and tourists due to its prominance on the landscape. On top of the hill stands the Wrekin transmitting station topped by a flashing beacon that …

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The rocky top of the first Horn

Walk up Beinn Alligin

One of the Torridon ‘Big Three’, Beinn Alligin is a classic round and includes the Munros of Tom na Gruagaich and Sgurr Mhor. Walk up Beinn Alligin Route Description Park in the large car park approximately 3km to the west of Torridon village Cross the road and take the path on the west (left hand) …

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Walk up Glas Bheinn

Walk up Glas Bheinn

At 776m Glas Bheinn achieves Corbett status and proudly faces its better known neighbour Quinag to the west. There are two routes up Glas Bheinn. The first is a long and arduous slog from Inchnadamph at the head of Loch Assynt. The second is this one; a short and steep initial ascent followed by a …

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Walk up Stiperstones – Manstone Rock & Devils Chair from The Bog

Walk up Stiperstones – Manstone Rock & Devils Chair from The Bog

The Stiperstones are a distinctive hill in Shropshire’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Formed some 480 million years ago, during the last ice age the summit stood out above the glaciers and was subject to constant freezing and thawing which shattered the quartzite into a mass of jumbled scree surrounding several residual rocky tors. This area is easily accessible, …

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